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Inventory of Israel Christian’s estate, January 14th, 1785.

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An inventory of Israel Christian's estate, dated January 14th, 1785. Israel Christian enslaved five people: Isaac, Dorson, Rachel, Kate, and Bill.

Last Will and Testament of Israel Christian, July 12th, 1784.

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The last will and testament of Israel Christian, dated July 12th, 1784. Israel Christian lists the people he enslaves by name - Isaac, Dorson, Bill, and Kate - and transfers them to his wife, Elizabeth Christian, in death.

Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Christian, August 23rd, 1788.

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The last will and testament of Elizabeth Christian, dated August 23rd, 1788. Elizabeth names the people she enslaved - Dorson, Isaac, Kate, and Bill - and who will continue to enslave them upon her death.